DHS Issues National Terrorism Alert for Domestic Extremists

Haven’t we seen something like this before? Oh yes, it was the fear of terrorists after 9/11 that led to the imposition of the Patriot Act, which made it easier for government to monitor nearly all activities of everyday Americans. Get ready for the big push for the Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act, which is waiting in wings for approval by Congress.


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Mark Skidmore is Professor of Economics at Michigan State University where he holds the Morris Chair in State and Local Government Finance and Policy. His research focuses on topics in public finance, regional economics, and the economics of natural disasters. Mark created the Lighthouse Economics website and blog to share economic research and information relevant for navigating tumultuous times.

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